DMR Earth Day

For Earth Day, DMR Looks Back on Sustainable Achievements

For Earth Day, DMR Looks Back on Sustainable Achievements 789 444 DMR Architects

Here at DMR, we are committed to sustainability on Earth Day & everyday. Today we celebrate this commitment by looking back on some of our top sustainable moments.

West Hall Achieves LEED Gold Certification • 2017

West Hall at Middlesex County College (MCC) achieved LEED Gold Certification on March 23. West Hall was DMR’s second LEED certified new construction project at MCC – Crabiel Hall achieved LEED Silver certification in 2011.

Pradeep Kapoor named co-chair of Northern New Jersey USGBC • 2009

In April 2009, Pradeep Kapoor, DMR’s director of sustainability, was named co-chair or the northern New Jersey Branch of the United States Green Building Council. A passionate sustainable designer, Pradeep has been the driving force behind DMR’s embrace of sustainability. He even translated this passion into the design of his home, which is 39% more energy efficient than a standard new home and 53% more energy efficient than a typical existing home.

DMR Staff Receive LEED Accreditation • 2003-present

DMR embraced sustainability from early on, with our first staff member receiving accreditation in 2003. Today, our staff includes numerous LEED professionals whose accreditations include LEED Green Associate, LEED AP, LEED AP BD+C & LEED AP ID+C.

Carlstadt Elementary School achieves LEED Silver Certification • 2007

Carlstadt Elementary School was the first LEED certified building in Bergen County, and the first LEED Silver certified public school in New Jersey.